Job Details

Compensation Consultant II

Kaiser Permanente, Portland, Oregon

Job - Health

Close Date: 12/31/2019

Works collaboratively to design, develop, and administer compensation programs that assist in attracting and retaining qualified employees for Kaiser Permanente (KP). Performs job evaluations to determine appropriate salary grade assignment. Analyzes market compensation data to determine company's competitive position. Prepares salary adjustments using established guidelines, policies and practices. Recommends corrective or alternative actions to resolve compensation-related problems. Formulates recommendations regarding development of company salary structure, FLSA exemptions, job revisions and organizational structures. Reviews existing and proposed statutory requirements governing compensation administration and recommends appropriate courses of action.
Essential Functions:
- Completes and/or oversees salary survey benchmarking and overall program analysis.
- As Subject Matter Expert (SME), consults, advises and provides information on compensation guidelines, policies and practices to all levels of the organization.
- Works closely with leadership to understand organization needs.
- Prepares special studies and high impact recommendations related to compensation.
- Participates on highly visible task forces.
- Influences region-wide compensation decisions and strategy.
- Develops organization-wide communications.
- Responsible for business process improvement.
- Performs the most complex (non-benchmark & high level) job evaluations.
- Consults with complex client groups.
- Participates in or leads aspects of pay practice development.
- Designs ad-hoc reports.
- Participates on regional and inter-regional projects.
- Monitors pay equity region-wide.
- Participates in costing impact of compensation programs to include Labor Negotiations.
- Leads aspects of the annual salary planning and variable pay plan administration process.
- Performs compensation program implementation rollout.
- Develops and costs salary structures.
- Prepares and delivers training materials.
- Prepares salary offers and adjustments using established guidelines, policies and practices.
- Assists in system requirement analyses and is responsible for identifying system needs.
- Administers compensation plans with unique requirements.
Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum five (5) years of experience in compensation

- Bachelor's degree in human resources or related field, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration
- N/A

Additional Requirements:
- Thorough knowledge and application of compensation principles, theories, policies, practices and systems, plus working knowledge of other related HR fields.
- Regularly contributes to the development of new compensation concepts, techniques, standards or department methods.
- Considered compensation expert within KP.
- Employs expertise as a generalist or specialist.
- Proficient to advanced skills in compensation systems and Microsoft Office applications to include Excel and/or Access.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Minimum eight (8) years of experience in compensation or Human Resources experience to include salary administration duties.
Primary Location: Oregon,Portland,Kaiser Permanente Building 500 NE Multnomah St.Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40Shift: DayWorkdays: Mon - FriWorking Hours Start: VariesWorking Hours End: VariesJob Schedule: Full-timeJob Type: StandardEmployee Status: RegularEmployee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, ExemptJob Level: Individual ContributorJob Category: Human Resources / HRISDepartment: KPNW Regional CompensationTravel: Yes, 5 % of the TimeKaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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